Osage orange

Definition of Osage orange

O´sage or´ange
1.(Bot.) An ornamental tree of the genus Maclura (Maclura aurantiaca), closely allied to the mulberry (Morus); also, its fruit. The tree was first found in the country of the Osage Indians, and bears a hard and inedible fruit of an orangelike appearance. See Bois d'arc.

Related Words

angiospermous yellowwood, bow wood, Maclura pomifera, mock orange
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